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Red Cyber Space Operators

Contingent

Location

Fort Belvoir, VA

Position Overview

***This position is contingent upon award***

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), Nuclear Enterprise Support Directorate (NE) performs integrated, multidisciplinary, Balanced Survivability Assessments (BSAs) that assess survivability of critical U.S. and allied national/theater mission systems, networks, architectures, infrastructures, and assets. BSA teams ensure continuity to critical DoD missions and infrastructure by assessing the vulnerabilities and survivability against a broad spectrum of threats including accidents, natural disasters, technological failure, cyber attacks, terrorists/Nation-state actors, radio frequency (RF) weapons, sabotage, and weapons of mass destruction (WMD).The Cyber Transport Specialist will emulate a potential adversary’s cyber reconnaissance, exploitation techniques, and attack capabilities against a targeted mission, system, network, component, or capability.  Red Cyber Space Operators must have at least one year of operational experience implementing attack scenarios against live or simulated cyber systems, networks, or infrastructure.

Special Requirements:

  • Willing to accept worldwide deployments which include high threat permissive areas presenting some risks to personal safety.
  • TS/SCI Security Clearance required

Experience and Education:

  • Working knowledge of the DoD Information Network (DODIN), DoD IT system and network certification and accreditation processes (i.e., RMF), to include system security authorization agreements and current and emerging cybersecurity threats
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or related technical field preferred with 5-10 years’ experience; HS and 9-14 years' operational experience may serve as a substitute for degree requirements.
  • IAT Level III and CSSP Auditor certifications as defined and 8570.01-M, or ability to obtain certifications within 180 days of hire
  • Working knowledge of network vulnerability scanning tools
  • Working knowledge of network mapping tools
  • Previous assessment experience desired
  • CONUS and some OCONUS travel required, up to two weeks at a time

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